SocialSciences Research News

New UCI study examines links between optimism and political participation of black women in the U.S.

New UCI study examines links between optimism and political participation of black women in the U.S.


Dual honors for UCI’s Duncan Luce

American Philosophical Society and Council of University of California Emeriti Associations recognize Luce for research excellence


Olive Tree Initiative spring eNewsletter

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Maurer on mobile money with Calit2's Anna Lynn Spitzer

Maurer on mobile money with Calit2's Anna Lynn Spitzer


Cultural anthropologist Mimi Ito believes the power of digital technology transcends the classroom and can be a stepping stone to future career success

Cultural anthropologist Mimi Ito believes the power of digital technology transcends the classroom and can be a stepping stone to future career success


Study co-authored by UCI anthropologist details experiences of young immigrants

Study co-authored by UCI anthropologist details experiences of young immigrants


Yang Su Was the U.S. naive about the Chen Guangcheng deal?

An op-ed by Yang Su, sociology associate professor, is featured by CNN May 4, 2012


Jim Weatherall James Weatherall, logic & philosophy of science, is the 2012 Lauds & Laurels Outstanding Graduate Student and the graduate commencement speaker

James Weatherall, logic & philosophy of science, is the 2012 Lauds & Laurels Outstanding Graduate Student and the graduate commencement speaker


Six first-year social sciences graduate students earn competitive fellowships from National Science Foundation

Six first-year social sciences graduate students earn competitive fellowships from National Science Foundation


American Academy of Arts & Sciences honors two from UC Irvine

Humanities dean and evolutionary biologist are elected to membership


UCI cultural anthropologist Mizuko "Mimi" Ito studies how digital media are changing the way today's plugged-in youth live and learn

UCI cultural anthropologist Mizuko "Mimi" Ito studies how digital media are changing the way today's plugged-in youth live and learn


Anthropologists serve as week-long guest editors for popular finance blog

Anthropologists serve as week-long guest editors for popular finance blog


Art exhibit evokes milieu of families residing in O.C.’s budget motels

Art exhibit evokes milieu of families residing in O.C.’s budget motels


Mobile money's impact in the developing world

Maurer is part of expert video panel


David Snow UCI sociologist David A. Snow earns Distinguished Professor and Lauds & Laurels honors for outstanding career of research, teaching and service

UCI sociologist David A. Snow earns Distinguished Professor and Lauds & Laurels honors for outstanding career of research, teaching and service


Barbara Dosher, social sciences dean, is named Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Sciences

Barbara Dosher, social sciences dean, is named Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Sciences


Donald Hoffman Good news: You are not your brain

Research by Donald D. Hoffman, cognitive sciences professor, is featured in the Huffington Post March 27, 2012


Cecelia Lynch After Kony 2012: Three ways NGOs can work with Africans as equals (op-ed)

Op-ed by Cecelia Lynch, political science professor and international studies director, as featured in the Christian Science Monitor March 23, 2012


UCI launches gang intervention training program

Inaugural class starts March 23


Inaugural Women of UCI award winners recognized

Three of four recipients come from social sciences